Are you starting to explore what it means to attract new customers outside the U.S.? The international marketplace offers a world of business opportunities. The SBDC can help your business become a successful competitor in foreign markets by helping you plan and implement your exporting strategy.
When you work with the Pennsylvania SBDC, a certified international trade consultant will help you hone your businesses' export strategy.
Leveraging Our Resource Partners
The SBDC maintains MOUs with the U.S. Commercial Service, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, and maintains a close working relationship with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Office of International Business Development and Regional Export Network. Through these alliances, the SBDC has access to a large pool of knowledge, expertise and technical data to help your company succeed in global markets.
Assisting With Product & Service Promotion
Working with Pennsylvania’s Regional Export Network, the SBDCs can connect you to the state’s overseas trade offices in more than 70 countries. Services available include a review of your preliminary market assessment by in-country experts available to review your strategy and provide comments to help you fine-tune your approach. SBDC certified international trade consultants also can help you determine if your company may qualify for grants to cover the costs of participating in overseas trade missions, business trips, and trade shows.